100% Old Vine Garnacha. SRP of $16 but it should be a few dollars less if you can find it.
Sample received courtesy Wines of Navarra for review purposes.
From the bottle:
"Grenache from our vineyard No. 5, planted in 1953 in the Señorío de Sarría estate. Must extracted by 'bleeding' the free run juice. Fermentation with temperature control. Alcohol 14.0%."The 2010 Señorío de Sarría Viñedo No 5 Rosado exhibits aromas of strawberry, watermelon, tomato, herbs and some floral notes. It tastes a bit fruity (watermelon) but the earthiness outweighs the fruit. The finish is medium-short and a little on the bitter side. This wine is not totally my style as I prefer more fruit, but I was surprised by how good this was and enjoyed it quite a bit. We found it to be even a little better on day 2.
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Taste Rating: 7 Cost Rating: 7
Overall Rating: 7.0
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